News & Announcements

Complete the Student Census by October 9

Students/families in Kindergarten to Grade 12 are encouraged to complete the UGDSB Counts Student Census survey by October 9, 2022. The link to complete the census can be found at the bottom of the email sent to parents/guardians (Kindergarten – Grade 8) and students (Grades 9-12+). It is a rectangular blue button that says “Begin Survey.” If you need assistance, please email [email protected]

Learn more about the importance of this census data, how the board is protecting privacy and examples of ways that the board will using the data to direct its resources and supports at www.ugdsb.ca/census

Posted May 24, 2018

Talking About Mental Health June 2018– Successfully Shifting from School to Summer The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. It is an exciting time of the year but it can also be a struggle. There is often an increasing restlessness, distractability and ...

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EQAO

Posted May 24, 2018

A reminder that our Grade 3 & 6 students are writing EQAO starting today (May 24th) until Friday, June 1st.  Good luck boys and girls, you got this!!

May Newsletter

Posted May 2, 2018

May (1) Hopefully the month of May continues to bring us sunshine and warm weather and the rainy and icy April days are now behind us. Our Grade 3 and 6 students prepare to write EQAO this month.  This year our students will write ...

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John Galt and UGDSB WILL BE CELEBRATING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH WEEK LONG EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

Posted April 21, 2018

John Galt students and staff and the Upper Grand District School Board are participating in a week’s worth of Earth Day activities. Monday will be dedicated to “EarthPLAY” and students and staff will be spending time outside. Tuesday is designated as “Trashless Tuesday.” Students and staff are bringing litterless lunches and ...

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System Closure

Posted April 16, 2018

April 16 2018 - Due to the inclement weather all schools and school buses in the Upper Grand District School Board are closed today!  Stay safe!!    

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May. The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school ...

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 ...

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SCHOOL CASH ONLINE

Posted April 4, 2018

Paying for school related items (i.e., hot lunches) is about to get easier!!  Sign up for School Cash Online and be able to pay for school items from home!! To register, please go to the School Cash Online home page ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com and select “Get Started Today”. Watch for more information to ...

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April Newsletter

Posted April 4, 2018

APRIL NOTES FROM MRS. MYER & MRS. ANDERSON Please continue to check your email and our online school calendar regularly to stay on top of all the great things we have going on at school! With the spring weather comes mud and muck, please ...

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018. One of ...

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March Newsletter

Posted February 28, 2018

March     NOTES FROM MRS. MYER & MRS. ANDERSON March is upon is….hopefully this will continue to bring us spring like temperatures, however, with the spring like temperatures comes the mud and puddles. Please send your child to school with the appropriate footwear and outdoor ...

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LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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Term 1 Report Cards

Posted February 15, 2018

Term 1 report cards came home today - Thursday, February 15. Please read the report card with your child.  Talk about realistic and achievable goals for term 2. Please sign the tear-off portion of the last page and return to your child's teacher with the report card envelop as soon as possible. ...

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Public Health launching a live Flu Forum on Facebook

Posted February 15, 2018

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will be hosting a live forum on our Facebook page on Thursday, February 15 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to join Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Heath, and Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, a physician with Public Health on the WDG Public Health Facebook page as they answer ...

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February Newsletter

Posted February 2, 2018

February  

Time is flying and the school year is already half over. February is here and as always there is lots happening in and around the school. We are also at the time of year where we start to think about ...

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